Archive for December, 2014

THEM THAT GETZ,…… SHALL GET

Last weekend I did a clinic for high school coaches in Missouri and was very impressed with the number of attendees ( approximately 700 ) and the overall event management. ¬† However, it was doing one of the breaks between sessions when I was approached by a small group of coaches who wanted to share […]

GETTING IT OUT THERE

What was perhaps inevitable, is finally working itself up to a head within USA Track and Field . It actually started back before ¬†2008 when Bill Roe, the then president of USA Track and Field, caved in to the United States Olympic Committee’s ¬†demands concerning a “reorganization”. When Bill Roe, Stephanie Hightower( current president of […]

THE DAY DECENCY AND DEMOCRACY DIED

Let’s start from the very top and the actual beginning. The legitimate and compelling a priori assumption when it comes to USATF,…. is without athletes there is no need or requirement for USATF to even exist. The basic rationale and validity for its existence is for it to support the needs wishes and objectives of […]